Dairy Promotion Board Named


Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer announced the appointment of eight new members and reappointment of five incumbents to the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board. Twelve appointees will serve three-year terms, through Oct. 31, 2011 and one appointee will serve a two-year term through Oct. 31, 2010. Composed of 36 dairy farmers representing 13 regions of the contiguous United States, the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board administers a coordinated program of promotion, research and nutrition education. USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) monitors the operation of the board.

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